Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes

Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes

Chinese name: 西红柿炒鸡蛋 (xī hóng shì chǎo jī dàn)

With only salt added as the recipe shows, the Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes successfully keeps the original flavor and taste of the two main ingredients.

It is very simple to cook so that many housewives and working class would cook it very frequently. The dish also is of high nutrition value, being a good choice for body building and senility-resisting.


Recipe of Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes



2 tomatoes & 2 eggs

Ingredients of Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes


cooking oil; salt

Note: The amount of the ingredients and seasonings above can be appropriately used according to one's personal taste.
Seasonings of Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes


1. Crack the eggs into a bowl. Add a little water and salt. Beat it up.
2. Leave the pedicels of the tomatoes. Clean and cut into chunks whose size can be the same as a segment of oranges. Put onto a plate for further use.
Preparation of Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes



Place a wok over high heat. Add some cooking oil and heat it hot. Switch the heat to medium fire and pour the beaten egg slowly. Fry for 10-20 seconds. Then gently stir the egg from the edge of the wok to center and continue fry for 10-20 seconds until both sides turn golden. Turn off the heat. Cut the egg into small chunks. Pick out and put on a plate.

Stir-fry the Egg

Leave some cooking oil in the wok. Add in tomato chunks when the cooking oil is hot. Stir-fry over high heat for 1-2 minutes until the juice almost dries out.

Add the Tomatoes

Add in some salt and thoroughly mix with the tomato chunks. Then put the egg chunks in and stir to combine with tomatoes. Turn off the heat. Serve the mixture on an exquisite plate.

Add Fried Egg

The Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes is finished. It looks bright and smells good.

Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes

Useful Tips:

1. A little white sugar can be added right before turning off the heat according to the individual’s taste. Actually, it will help to improve the flavor of the dish, with both of the tomatoes and eggs tasting much fresher.
2. If cooking the dish to treat guests, it is suggested to sprinkle some chopped green onion as garnishment after dishing up.

How to Make the Best Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes:

1. Do follow the recipe above to prepare the eggs and tomatoes, because the proportion of the ingredients will definitely influence the flavor of the dish.
2. It is need to completely beat up the egg so that it can be well fried and the color can be bright.
3. Enough cooking oil should be added when stir-frying the eggs to avoid sticking to the wok.
4. In order to maintain the original flavor of the eggs and tomatoes, no extra water should be added during cooking.

Nutrition Value:

1. Tomato: Rich carotene, vitamin C and group B vitamins are contained, which does well in anti-aging, and preventing from cardiovascular diseases. Tomato also helps to lower the possibility of suffering from heart disease and cancer.
2. Egg: Containing abundant protein, vitamins, lec
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